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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • Turning a Town Aroundby Anthony Hall

    Wiley 2008; US$ 114.00

    This good practice guide addresses practical action and shows planners and developers how to incorporate design principles into policy, make design briefing effective, and prepare for successful negotiation. more...

  • Environmental Indicators for Building Designby O. Guerra Santin

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 73.00

    The ultimate goal of building and construction ? in relation to environmental issues ? is to construct in an environmentally neutral way; or, as the Brundtland Report states, to consume in such a way that our children have the same choices that we have. Construction will always be needed, and will always consume resources. But in accordance with the... more...

  • Contracting for Better Placesby M. van der Veen

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 116.00

    Large-scale urban development projects aim to create better places in underused or deteriorated areas. For their realization, cooperation between planning authorities and market parties is indispensable. This book focuses on the development agreements that these parties close. It is suitable for academics as well as practitioners. more...

  • Effective Practice in Spatial Planningby Janice Morphet

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    After years of being regarded as a regulatory tool, spatial planning is now a key agent in delivering better places for the future. Dealing with the role of spatial planning in major change such as urban extensions or redevelopment, this book asks how it can deliver at the local level. Setting out the new local governance within which spatial planning... more...

  • Decoding Theoryspeakby Enn Ots

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 36.95

    Existentialism; Urbanism; Aporia; Deontic; Tabula Rasa; Hyperspace; Heterotopia; Metareality; Structuralism? What does it all mean? The unique language used in architectural theory ? both in speech and writing ? can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural students. Decoding Theoryspeak provides an accessible guide... more...

  • Land, Development and Designby Paul Syms

    Wiley 2010; US$ 88.00

    Development of brownfield land can address shortfalls in the availability of land for housing and other buildings, but these sites present a range of problems that must be overcome in any successful development. Land, Development and Design addresses all of the issues in the context of the reuse of urban land, providing a solid, readable overview... more...

  • Reinventing Brantfordby Leo Groarke

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 14.99

    In Reinventing Brantford , Leo Groarke revisits the grandeur of Brantfords past, explores its economic collapse, and tells the story of the arrival of Wilfred Laurier University, its early struggles, its commitment to historic restoration, and its ultimate success as a catalyst for urban renewal. more...

  • Dream Cityby Lance Berelowitz

    D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 23.95

    Vancouver, located at the edge of a continent and the edge of national consciousness, has become the model for post-industrial urbanism. Does it deserve the attention? This provocative new book explores the links between the city?s seductive natural setting, turbulent political history, planning and design culture, and the local and global forces... more...

  • Public Places - Urban Spacesby Tim Heath; Taner Oc; Steve Tiesdell

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 63.95

    Public Places Urban Spaces, 2e, is a thorough introduction to the principles of urban design theory and practice. Authored by experts in the fields of urban design and planning, it is designed specifically for the 2,500 postgraduate students on Urban Design courses in the UK, and 1,500 students on undergraduate courses in the same subject. The 2e... more...

  • Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, Third Editionby Ernest Burden

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 60.00

    Introduction; Alphabetical listing of architectural terms (and photographs); Index more...